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Practical Habits, Transformative Approaches: 5 Business Books to Read Now

Kat Szymanski | 10 Jul, 2023 | 0 Comments | Return|

Summer brings longer days, beach vacations, relaxing days at the pool. It’s an ideal time to catch up on your reading list wherever you unwind. Why not make “best and highest use” of that time and pick up a read that sparks practical insights you can apply to your business? Here are 5 trending business books to pack for your summer getaway.

  1. Atomic Habits by James Clear: Explore the power of small habits and how they can lead to significant personal and professional transformations. This book offers practical strategies for building good habits and breaking bad ones.
     
  2. Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein: This book challenges the notion that specialization is always the key to success. It argues that a broader range of experiences and skills can often lead to better problem-solving and adaptability in today's complex world.
     
  3. Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It by Chris Voss: Written by a former FBI hostage negotiator, Voss offers practical negotiation techniques that can be applied in business and personal situations. Gain insights into effective communication and strategies for achieving successful outcomes.
     
  4. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman: Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman explores the two systems of thinking that drive our decision-making processes. Delve into the cognitive biases that can affect our judgments and offers valuable insights into human behavior.
     
  5. The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries: An introduction to the concept of the lean startup methodology, which emphasizes rapid experimentation, validated learning, and iterative development. It provides practical advice for entrepreneurs looking to build successful, sustainable businesses.

Have a book you’d like to recommend to other land professionals? Drop a mention in the comments. Happy reading!

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